Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. mawr-TISH-ə(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the American English word mortician meaning "undertaker, funeral director", ultimately derived from Latin mortis meaning "death". This name was created for the mother on the Addams Family television series (1964-1966). She was based on an unnamed recurring character in cartoons by Charles Addams, starting 1938.

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Entry added April 5, 2022